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ladder

noun [C]  us   /ˈlæd·ər/
a piece of equipment used for climbing up and down, and consisting of two vertical bars joined by a set of horizontal steps: fig. In only a few years she managed to climb up the corporate ladder (= achieve success in the business world) to become a vice president.
Translations of “ladder”
in Arabic سُلَّم…
in Korean 사다리…
in Malaysian tangga, bahagian yang carik…
in French échelle…
in Turkish seyyar merdiven…
in Italian scala a pioli…
in Chinese (Traditional) 設施, 梯子…
in Russian лестница…
in Polish drabina…
in Vietnamese cái thang, lỗi trong chiếc bít tất do đan…
in Spanish escalera (de mano), carrera…
in Portuguese escada…
in Thai บันได, ลุ่ย…
in German die Leiter, die Laufmasche…
in Catalan escala de mà…
in Japanese はしご…
in Indonesian tangga, cacat pada rajutan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 设施, 梯子…
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